+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 22983 Candlelight Dr. Rapid City, SD 57703 + − Committees (5) SD - Legislative Procedure (Senate) Title: Vice-Chair SD - Legislative Procedure Title: Member SD - Committee on Appropriations Title: Member SD - Committee on Appropriations (Senate) Title: Member SD - Military and Veterans Affairs (Senate) Title: Vice-Chair + − Sponsored Bills (2) SD - SB128 Revise certain provisions regarding ballot question committees. SD - SB2 Provide additional funding for the housing opportunity fund by redistributing certain building South Dakota funds. + − Cosponsored Bills (108) SD - SCR2 Endorsing the right to work provisions in the South Dakota Constitution and in the Labor Management Relations Act that prohibit forced union membership. SD - SB96 Designate chislic as the official nosh of the State of South Dakota. SD - HC1021 Honoring and thanking Bonnie Luecke for her thirty-one years of dedicated service to Detachment 780, Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps, at South Dakota State University. SD - SB174 Provide certain assistance to veterans and to revise the distribution of revenue from the alcohol beverage fund. SD - HB1072 Revise certain provisions regarding trusts. SD - SB67 Permit a victim of child sex trafficking or exploitation to expunge any criminal or delinquency record obtained as a result of the victimization. SD - SB175 Revise certain provisions regarding the carrying of concealed pistols by certain persons. SD - SB68 Revise certain provisions regarding the assistance provided to counties by state firefighting resources. SD - SC44 Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Cross Country Team, for their outstanding athletic performance upon winning their fourth consecutive Summit League Championship. SD - SB185 Revise certain provisions regarding criminal record expungement. SD - SB99 Authorize the release of certain 911 emergency surcharge information to public safety answering points. SD - HB1135 Revise the definition of fall enrollment for the purposes of education funding. SD - SB178 Provide certain exceptions from alcoholic beverage provisions regarding events conducted by certain civic, charitable, educational, fraternal, or veterans organizations. SD - HB1148 Revise certain provisions regarding the eligibility to serve on the Game, Fish, and Parks Commission. SD - SB69 Allow certain registration and permit documents to be stored and presented electronically. SD - SB86 Revise certain requirements when a local unit of government sells surplus property through a real estate broker. SD - HB1178 Provide a penalty for the failure to complete timely audits by certain entities. SD - SCR3 Committing the Legislature and urging the Governor, the Supreme Court, and the Attorney General to secure the blessings of life and liberty for South Dakota's posterity. SD - HB1199 Prohibit collective bargaining by employees of the Board of Regents. SD - SB1 Revise certain provisions regarding tax deed procurement. SD - SB97 Provide a special motor vehicle license plate for certain women veterans. SD - SC46 Commending Reverend William (Billy) F. Graham, Jr. for his life of evangelistic ministry and efforts to reach the world with the gospel of Christ. SD - SB206 Revise certain provisions to authorize for the inclusion of legislators in the South Dakota Retirement System. SD - HB1116 Revise certain provisions regarding special interest motor vehicle license plates. SD - HB1160 Transfer victim services from the Department of Social Services to the Department of Public Safety, to increase a surcharge to increase revenues to the crime victims' compensation fund, and to revise certain provisions regarding the awarding of claims from the fund. SD - HB1075 Authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the construction of the Madison Cyber Labs (MadLabs) and the demolition of Lowry Hall at Dakota State University, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - SC4 Commending and honoring the 2016-2017 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: Dan Leikvold, Lead-Deadwood, School Superintendent; Belinda Miller, Sioux Valley, Middle School Principal; Susan Kurtz, West Central, School Business Official; Kim Johnson, Vermillion, Elementary School Principal; Bud Gusso, Douglas, Secondary School Principal; Todd Foster, Brookings, Assistant Secondary School Principal; Marge Stoterau, Brandon Valley, Curriculum Leader; and Tracy Kelly-Christensen, James Valley Education Coop, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. SD - SB199 Revise certain provisions regarding nonmeandered waters. SD - SB98 Revise certain provisions regarding the 911 emergency surcharge, the public safety 911 emergency fund, and revenue distribution and to repeal the 911 emergency surcharge sunset clause. SD - SB4 Revise certain provisions relating to the contractor's excise tax revenues that are deposited into the building South Dakota fund. SD - HB1102 Revise certain provisions regarding the use and display of the great seal of South Dakota. SD - HB1128 Revise certain provisions regarding increases in teacher compensation. SD - SC42 Honoring Derek Miles for winning a bronze medal in men's pole vault during the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games. SD - HB1074 Revise certain provisions regarding the creation of business improvement districts. SD - SB75 Establish certain provisions regarding the dispensing of biological products. SD - SC9 Honoring the Brookings County Youth Mentoring Program. SD - SR1 Confirming the legitimacy of, and South Dakota's support for, the 1868 Treaty of Fort Laramie. SD - SB3 Increase the amount of unobligated cash that may be transferred to the building South Dakota fund after the end of a fiscal year. SD - HB1117 Revise certain provisions regarding the licensing of historical motor vehicles. SD - HB1103 Require state agencies to comply with the appropriate display or use of the state seal. SD - HC1017 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 155th Engineer Company on being awarded the Itschner Award and the Reserve Family Readiness Award. SD - SC54 Honoring and congratulating Nash Hutmacher for winning the Class "A" South Dakota State Wrestling Tournament in 2017 and 2018. SD - HB1277 Exempt certain capital improvements projects from the required supervision of the Bureau of Administration. SD - HB1147 Revise certain provisions concerning property tax collections, delinquent property taxes, tax certificates, and tax deeds. SD - SB182 Revise certain provisions regarding the crime of rape. SD - HB1189 Revise certain provisions and penalties regarding inducements for school attendance and overreporting of school enrollment. SD - HJR1003 Rescinding House Joint Resolution 1001, adopted by the Ninetieth Legislature of the State of South Dakota. SD - SB100 Establish certain provisions related to grant monitoring and review and to revise certain record retention policies. SD - SB115 Provide for the lawful concealing of a firearm while driving a motorcycle. SD - HC1028 Honoring the life and public service of former State Representative Hal Wick on the occasion of his death on March 7, 2018. SD - HC1006 Expressing gratitude and admiration for all the men and women who are in active military service, who are veterans, or who are or have been first responders in our state. SD - SB71 Revise certain provisions related to a license renewal for the practice of medicine, osteopathy, surgery, or obstetrics. SD - HB1121 Revise the fees for certain on-sale and off-sale retail liquor licenses. SD - HB1104 Revise certain provisions regarding the arrest of certain victims of domestic abuse. SD - HB1085 Adopt the Uniform Unsworn Domestic Declarations Act. SD - HB1157 Authorize certain alcohol manufacturers and wholesalers to enter into sponsorship agreements with certain alcohol retail licensees. SD - SC26 Honoring and recognizing Larry Goette for his commitment and dedication to military veterans and for his service to his country. SD - HB1232 Revise the payment for the dual credit program. SD - SB92 Provide a felony penalty for the intentional injury or disfigurement by certain corrosive materials. SD - SCR17 Supporting and encouraging the continued evaluation of the Native American achievement school program at Todd County Middle School. SD - SC43 Congratulating and recognizing Brittany Jessen from the University of South Dakota as the only player to be named Summit League Setter of the Year for the third consecutive season. SD - SB93 Revise certain provisions regarding the intentional exposure of others to certain diseases. SD - SC53 Celebrating the memory and homecoming of Sergeant Philip James Iyotte and honoring him for his selfless service and ultimate sacrifice during the Korean War. SD - HB1162 Provide for the placement of a proposed constitutional amendment on the ballot at a special election held at the same time as the next primary election, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1094 Revise certain provisions regarding limitations on licensees engaged in the business of making loans. SD - SB181 Provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. SD - SB132 Establish the Early Learning Advisory Council. SD - SB119 Provide certain provisions regarding the furnishing of fraudulent disability documentation when renting accommodations. SD - SB113 Revise certain provisions regarding guaranteed energy savings contracts. SD - HB1073 Provide for the protection of free speech on the campuses of public institutions of higher education. SD - SB173 Establish certain provisions regarding microbreweries and malt beverage manufacturers. SD - SC40 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. SD - HCR1003 Promoting a resilient and healthy Black Hills forest through endorsement of the forest management principles identified in "Black Hills Resilient Forest Strategy" published December 2017. SD - HJR1004 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next election a Constitutional amendment to revise certain provisions relating to the rights of crime victims. SD - SB6 Require that the unobligated cash balance of the building South Dakota fund be used in determining the allocation of unobligated general funds. SD - HB1093 Authorize certain insurance transactions and policies in a language other than English. SD - SB103 Prohibit aliens who are not lawfully present in the United States from attending any public postsecondary educational institution or from receiving certain educational financial assistance. SD - HB1241 Establish an annual fee for certain electric motor vehicles and electric hybrid motor vehicles. SD - HCR1005 Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2018 as National Social Work Month. SD - HB1166 Revise certain provisions regarding waivers recommended by the School Finance Accountability Board. SD - SB85 Require the Legislature to use the rules of procedure as adopted by the preceding session of the Legislature. SD - HB1204 Revise certain provisions regarding power of attorney. SD - SCR14 Encouraging Congress and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to overturn the rules regarding electronic logging devices. SD - HCR1010 Recognizing and honoring William Mervin "Billy" Mills, also known as Tamakoce Tek'hila, for his unselfish and loyal contributions to the State of South Dakota and to his country. SD - HC1019 To honor and celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Vermeer Corporation and their contribution to the farming industry. SD - HB1174 Revise certain provisions regarding rights for crime victims. SD - HC1015 Honoring Brian Garrett for his outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the Oglala Lakota people. SD - HCR1011 Making formal application to the United States Congress to lawfully enable the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide per diem reimbursement to eligible veterans in need of assisted living services. SD - SB70 Define the term, serve, for the purposes of regulating the sale and use of alcoholic beverages. SD - SCR9 Strengthening the sister-state ties between the State of South Dakota and the Republic of China (Taiwan), supporting the signing of a Bilateral Trade Agreement between Taiwan and the United States, and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile. SD - SB91 Authorize the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide for the design, construction, and equipping of a state veterans cemetery in Minnehaha County, to create a veterans cemetery fund, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HCR1002 Recognizing the great need and offering support for additional mental health services in western South Dakota. SD - SJR2 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the militia of the state. SD - SC41 Commending and honoring the service and sacrifice of Army Corporal Branden Stackenwalt of Rapid City to our country and to soldiers recovering from post traumatic stress disorder. SD - SC8 Honoring and commending Rick Williamson for his service to our state and nation and for his service as state commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. SD - HB1134 Revise certain provisions regarding on-sale alcoholic beverage licenses for municipal auditoriums and convention halls. SD - HB1126 Revise certain provisions regarding forensic medical examinations for victims of rape or sexual offense. SD - HC1011 Congratulating Augustana University on its 100th anniversary in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and recognizing the university's continued impact on students and communities throughout the state. SD - SB5 Establish a tax refund program for certain workforce housing projects. SD - HCR1006 Commemorating the life of George Speaker Mickelson and calling for a bust of Mickelson to be displayed in the lobby of the State House of Representatives. SD - SB152 Revise certain provisions relating to the sale and possession of tobacco products. SD - HC1016 Commending the entire South Dakota Army National Guard on being elected as the overall winner in the 2017 Army Communities of Excellence Awards. SD - HCR1008 That tobacco, alcohol, and other drug marketing have no place in the lives of the children of the state. SD - HB1156 Require voter registration information be made available to the public by certain licensing agents. SD - SB180 Authorize the establishment of pretrial diversion programs. SD - HCR1009 Encouraging awareness of alcohol as a direct cause of seven types of cancer and encourages the Department of Health to research potential awareness campaigns related to alcohol and cancer. SD - SC30 Congratulating and honoring the 2017 Canton High School Girls Golf Team and Coach Jeff Keyman for their outstanding accomplishments in 2017. SD - HB1167 Revise certain provisions regarding the appointment of county commissioners to county planning commissions.